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Huskies survive EMU scare

Drew Hare
Ypsilanti, Mich—The Northern Illinois University Huskies (6-2) came back from a fourth quarter deficit against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in manufacturing a 28-17 win at “the Factory” and becoming bowl eligible for the seventh straight season. The Huskies amassed 386…

Baker Report: Putting Students First

NIU President Doug Baker
A new college rating system recently introduced compares higher education institutions according to how well they advance students of need through graduation into good careers. Northern Illinois University is ranked 30th among 539 institutions nationally on the Social Mobility Index…

Be Bold Now event highlights bold actions

Be Bold Now Dana Gautcher & Doug Baker
  “That blew me away.” “Amazing.” That was the reaction of Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker to the initiatives presented at the October 22 Be Bold Now event focused on putting students first at the Holmes Student Center’s Duke Ellington Ballroom. The Wednesday evening program featured updates on projects…

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